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Team Jacobs hopes to have Ryan Fry back at next Grand Slam in January

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — It’s been nearly a month since curler Ryan Fry took an indefinite leave from Brad Jacobs’ team after being kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic for “unacceptable behaviour” which included being “extremely drunk.” Since then, Jacobs and his team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. have played in two events — they’ve looked great in ...

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Most Canadian employees are ready to quit their jobs, survey finds

Canadian employers may need to step up their game if they want to avoid costly staff turnover, a new survey suggests. Research conducted by Nielson on behalf of human resources software company Ceridian found that nearly three quarters of respondents were either looking for work, or would consider jumping ship if approached with the right opportunity. Among 1,001 Canadians and 1,000 Americans surveyed for the company’s annual ...

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Countries reach agreement on Paris climate accord rules at COP24

After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. Fierce disagreements on two other climate issues were kicked down the road for a year to help bridge a chasm of opinions on the best solutions. The deal agreed upon at the ...

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Egypt unveils 'one of a kind,' 4,400-year-old tomb

Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site further in coming months. The tomb was found in a buried ridge at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara. It was untouched and unlooted, Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, told reporters ...

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Migrant child who died in U.S. custody had food and water before being picked up by Border Patrol: lawyer

A young Guatemalan girl who died after she and her father were detained by U.S. border agents was in no medical distress when they arrived and had received adequate food and water on their journey, relatives said on Saturday through representatives in Texas. A statement from the family of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin, released to reporters in El Paso, Texas, ...

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Growing security fears hobble global ambitions of Chinese tech giant Huawei

While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant’s ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad. Australia and New Zealand have barred Huawei Technologies Ltd. as a supplier for fifth-generation networks. They joined the United States and Taiwan, which limit use of technology from the biggest ...

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Police now have private health files found in N.W.T. dump, says health authority

Hundreds of patients’ health records found at a dump in Fort Simpson, N.W.T., are now with the RCMP and will soon be en route to Yellowknife. Once there, the police will hand over the files to the territory’s information and privacy commissioner Elaine Keenan Bengts, according to a N.W.T. Health and Social Services Authority news release Saturday afternoon. The documents, ...

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CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups after Les Moonves scandal

CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million US to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves. The announcement comes as the network’s crisis deepens, with details emerging from an ongoing investigation into Moonves’ conduct and news ...

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